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  • Garcetti promises 10,000 jobs for veterans by 2017

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pledged Monday to secure 10,000 jobs for veterans by 2017.  The city will dedicate $9 million over the next five years to connect veterans with jobs, the mayor said, and ensure that 10% of those served at the city's new...
  • Cruel summer for Warner Bros. Chase Carey signs new deal at Fox.

    Cruel summer for Warner Bros. Chase Carey signs new deal at Fox.
    After the coffee. Before hoping Dunkin' Donuts steers clear of my area. The Skinny: I know I'm the only one who dreads the arrival of Dunkin' Donuts, but if you saw your New York neighborhood overrun with franchises (three stores between 95th Street and...
  • 'Halt and Catch Fire' depicts the early days of the PC revolution

     'Halt and Catch Fire' depicts the early days of the PC revolution
    In a stark Studio City office building in February, a team of six writers was huddled around a conference table breaking the season finale script of what AMC hopes to be its baton-carrying, zeitgeisty drama — "Halt and Catch Fire." The freshman...
  • Angelina Jolie takes the vile out of villain in 'Maleficent'

    Angelina Jolie takes the vile out of villain in 'Maleficent'
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Angelina Jolie, in taking her first major acting role in years, wanted something "crazy and silly" to counter the more serious parts of her life and her idea of fun was to play a baddie who looks pretty darn scary to children....
  • HUB CEO Margaret Loesch to depart at the end of the year

    HUB CEO Margaret Loesch to depart at the end of the year
    Margaret Loesch, president and chief executive of the Hub, a kids network co-owned by Discovery Communications and toymaker Hasbro Inc., is leaving the channel at the end of year. Launched in October 2010, the Hub has struggled to compete against...
  • Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes fields succession question at annual meeting

    Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes fields succession question at annual meeting
    Time Warner Chairman and Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes' contract isn't up until 2017, but succession issues were raised by shareholders at the media giant's annual meeting held Friday on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank. "I feel pretty good right now,"...
  • Bill to penalize high chief executive pay falls short in Calif. Senate

    The California Senate on Wednesday could not muster the votes to pass a measure that would have penalized high chief executive salaries with higher corporate taxes. Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) said his bill would have provided corporations with a...
  • Getting table at Disney's Be Our Guest takes patience, planning

    Getting table at Disney's Be Our Guest takes patience, planning
    Mon dieu, just try getting a table for dinner at Be Our Guest, the fancy French restaurant at the Magic Kingdom. You'll have to be a skillful planner and know your schedule six months ahead. That's how far in advance Walt Disney World takes reservations...
  • 'GMA' meteorologist celebrates Fantasyland

    'GMA' meteorologist celebrates Fantasyland
    ABC's "Good Morning America" helped promote the Festival of Fantasy Parade and Walt Disney World in a big way Friday morning. Meteorologist Ginger Zee dressed as a Cha Cha Bingo Girl from the new parade at Fantasyland in the Magic Kingdom. Her...
  • Disneyland raises ticket prices ahead of Memorial Day weekend

    Disneyland raises ticket prices ahead of Memorial Day weekend
    Happy just got more expensive. Disneyland, which calls itself the happiest place on Earth, raised its entry prices, a week before the Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer. Without notice, Walt Disney Co. raised the price of a single-day ticket...
  • Pay-TV field could shrink again with AT&T interest in DirecTV

    Pay-TV field could shrink again with AT&T interest in DirecTV
    A rush among the nation's largest pay-TV and Internet providers to get even bigger could have profound effects on consumers and competition. Telecommunications giant AT&T has approached DirecTV about buying the satellite broadcaster in a bid to become...
  • Mark Hamill's role in new 'Star Wars' movie began with lunch in Orlando

    Mark Hamill's role in new 'Star Wars' movie began with lunch in Orlando
    For two years, Mark Hamill kept a secret he learned in Orlando. "Star Wars" mastermind George Lucas had invited Hamill and Carrie Fisher to lunch and asked them to reprise their roles of Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia in a planned "Star Wars Episode...